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Montreal Masters: Auger-Aliassime reaches last 16, Norrie next

Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6 (6), 6-4 on Thursday night and will face No 9 seed Cameron Norrie in the next round

Felix Auger-Aliassime at the BNP Paribas Open 2022 Felix Auger-Aliassime at the BNP Paribas Open 2022 Image Credit: Antoine Couvercelle / Panoramic

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the No 6 seed, won against Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka 7-6 (6), 6-4 to move into the last 16 of the Montreal Masters at Stade IGA on Wednesday night.

Auger-Aliassime made 17 aces in two sets. Ranked No 9, he will play No 9 seed Cameron Norrie next, the man who beat him in Los Cabos semi-final last Friday.

This is the end of a prolific ten years period for Nishioka, who reached the final in Washington last week. Ranked No 54, the Japanese defeated Paire, ranked No 104 (6-2, 6-3), before meeting Auger-Aliassime

Montreal Masters 1000, other second-round results:

  • Jack Draper vs. Stefanos Tsitsipas
  • Daniel Evans beat Andrey Rublev (5): 6-4, 6-4
  • Cameron Norrie beat Botic van de Zandschulp: 6-1, 6-2
  • Albert Ramos-Vinolas beat Diego Schwartzman (12): 6-4, 6-2
  • Taylor Fritz (10) beat Frances Tiafoe: 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
  • Gael Monfils (17) beat Maxime Cressy: 7-6 (10), 7-6 (6)
  • Marin Čilić (13) beat Karen Khachanov: 6-3, 6-2
  • Alex De Minaur beat Grigor Dimitrov (15): 7-6 (4), 7-5
  • Nick Kyrgios beat Daniil Medvedev (1): 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2
  • Jannik Sinner (7) beat Adrian Mannarino (Q): 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
  • Pablo Carreno Busta beat Holger Rune: 6-0, 6-3
  • Roberto Bautista Agut (14) beat Jenson Brooksby: 7-5, 6-1
  • Tommy Paul beat Carlos Alcaraz (2): 6-7 (4), 7-6 (7), 6-3
  • Casper Ruud (4) beat Alex Molcan: 7-6 (3), 6-3
  • Hubert Hurkacz (8) beat Emil Ruusuvuori: 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-2
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